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Feb 1, 2014

Johnson scores again as Sunderland crush Newcastle

LONDON (Reuters) – Adam Johnson-inspired Sunderland recorded a thumping 3-0 Premier League win at derby rivals Newcastle United on Saturday while West Ham United’s Andy Carroll grabbed the spotlight as they beat Swansea City 2-0.

Sunderland, who were bottom of the table when manager Gus Poyet replaced Paolo Di Canio in October, moved up to 12th with 24 points after winger Johnson scored his sixth goal in four matches either side of a Fabio Borini penalty and a goal from Jack Colback.

Feb 1, 2014

Soccer-Johnson scores again as Sunderland crush Newcastle

LONDON, Feb 1 (Reuters) – Adam Johnson-inspired Sunderland recorded a thumping 3-0 Premier League win at derby rivals Newcastle United on Saturday while West Ham United’s Andy Carroll grabbed the spotlight as they beat Swansea City 2-0.

Sunderland, who were bottom of the table when manager Gus Poyet replaced Paolo Di Canio in October, moved up to 12th with 24 points after winger Johnson scored his sixth goal in four matches either side of a Fabio Borini penalty and a goal from Jack Colback.

Feb 1, 2014

Swiss lead, Spain trail, Czechs level in Davis Cup

LONDON (Reuters) – Roger Federer and Stanislas Wawrinka gave Switzerland a 2-0 lead over last year’s runners-up Serbia while injury-hit Spain trailed Germany by the same margin as the Davis Cup World Group first-round ties got underway on Friday.

Serbia fielded a second string team without world number two Novak Djokovic, two months after they lost to the Czech Republic in the final, and were quickly under pressure in Novi Sad.

Jan 31, 2014

Tennis-Swiss lead, Spain trail, Czechs level in Davis Cup

LONDON, Jan 31 (Reuters) – Roger Federer and Stanislas Wawrinka gave Switzerland a 2-0 lead over last year’s runners-up Serbia while injury-hit Spain trailed Germany by the same margin as the Davis Cup World Group first-round ties got underway on Friday.

Serbia fielded a second string team without world number two Novak Djokovic, two months after they lost to the Czech Republic in the final, and were quickly under pressure in Novi Sad.

Jan 31, 2014

Swiss lead Serbia, Spain trail Germans in Davis Cup

LONDON (Reuters) – Roger Federer and Stanislas Wawrinka gave Switzerland a 2-0 lead over last year’s runners-up Serbia while injury-hit Spain trailed Germany by the same margin as the Davis Cup World Group first-round ties got underway on Friday.

Serbia fielded a second string team without world number two Novak Djokovic, two months after they lost to the Czech Republic in the final, and were quickly under pressure in Novi Sad.

Jan 31, 2014

Tennis-Swiss lead Serbia, Spain trail Germans in Davis Cup

LONDON, Jan 31 (Reuters) – Roger Federer and Stanislas Wawrinka gave Switzerland a 2-0 lead over last year’s runners-up Serbia while injury-hit Spain trailed Germany by the same margin as the Davis Cup World Group first-round ties got underway on Friday.

Serbia fielded a second string team without world number two Novak Djokovic, two months after they lost to the Czech Republic in the final, and were quickly under pressure in Novi Sad.

Jan 29, 2014

Five-star City crush Spurs again, Chelsea stumble

LONDON (Reuters) – Manchester City enjoyed another goal glut against Tottenham Hotspur, winning 5-1 away to go top of the Premier League as Chelsea’s title ambitions were hit by a 0-0 home draw against West Ham United on Wednesday.

Sergio Aguero, Yaya Toure, Edin Dzeko, Stevan Jovetic and Vincent Kompany were on target as City followed their 6-0 thrashing of Spurs in the reverse fixture with another thrilling exhibition of attacking football.

Jan 29, 2014

Soccer-Five-star City crush Spurs again, Chelsea stumble

LONDON, Jan 29 (Reuters) – Manchester City scorched to the top of the Premier League with a ruthless 5-1 win at Tottenham Hotspur as Chelsea’s title ambitions were hit by a 0-0 home draw with West Ham United on Wednesday.

Sergio Aguero, Yaya Toure, Edin Dzeko, Stevan Jovetic and Vincent Kompany were on target as City followed their 6-0 thrashing of Spurs in the reverse fixture this season with another thrilling exhibition of attacking football.

Jan 29, 2014

Arsenal held at Saints, Liverpool thrash Everton

LONDON (Reuters) – Arsenal’s wings were clipped in a 2-2 draw at Southampton as they missed a chance to soar four points clear in the Premier League title race while Liverpool thrashed Everton and Manchester United beat Cardiff on Tuesday.

With Manchester City and Chelsea playing on Wednesday, Arsenal could have stolen a march on their rivals but, like their team bus that was late arriving after getting stuck in traffic, they struggled to move out of second gear.

Jan 29, 2014

Soccer-Arsenal held at Saints, Liverpool thrash Everton

LONDON, Jan 28 (Reuters) – Arsenal’s wings were clipped in a 2-2 draw at Southampton as they missed a chance to soar four points clear in the Premier League title race while Liverpool thrashed Everton and Manchester United beat Cardiff on Tuesday.

With Manchester City and Chelsea playing on Wednesday, Arsenal could have stolen a march on their rivals but, like their team bus that was late arriving after getting stuck in traffic, they struggled to move out of second gear.